S: CAREERS IN THE FLORAL INDUSTRY
BC: Tammy H. Price "Where flowers bloom, so does hope!" Lady Bird Johnson
FC: CAREERS IN THE FLORAL INDUSTRY | Tammy H. Price
1: Flowers... | if only you could get paid for just looking at them!
2: Many people dream of being a Floral Designer! Its so "glamorous"...NOT! | Hollywood doesn't help, either. Here is Jennifer Aniston portraying a Seattle florist in the 2009 film, "Love Happens. Its a physically demanding job, but if you have a passion for flowers, then it doesn't seem so hard!
3: Most people just think about how cool it would be to a Floral Designer. But that's only the beginning!!
4: Flower Farms have the following jobs...laborers, packers, graders, transporters and more! | There are many Flower Farms in South America & the United STates, too!
5: Flower Farms are worldwide! Pakistan & Kenya
7: Working in a greenhouse can be very enjoyable. Its always around 80 degrees, it feels good to work with the plants & the soil and you never have to dress up!!
8: Wholesale Florists are next in the chain. Here you can be a Flower Processor, Salesperson or a Delivery Person.
9: Finally, you could work in your local Retail Flower Shop! | You could be the Owner, Manager, Designer or even the Delivery Person.
10: There are even other options outside of the three main sections of the Floral Industry! | There are Professional Lei Makers in Hawaii and other parts of the South Pacific and Asia,
11: or a Rose Bowl Parade Float Designer! | You have to work year-around to make sure the floats are ready for New Year's Day!!
12: How interesting would it be to work in the world's largest flower auction?
13: This is the Aalsmeer Flower Auction near, Amsterdam, Holland!
14: Or if you think you'd like to be a teacher... | you could teach Floriculture, like me!!
15: The Floral Industry needs designers, writers, photographers, business owners, bloggers, scientists, inventors, managers and more! The possibilities are only limited by your imagination.